American Society of Magazine Editors

Best Cover Contest 2012 Winners & Finalists


Cover of the Year | Business & Technology | Celebrity & Entertainment | Health & Fitness
Lifestyle | Men's Interest | Most Delicious | News & Politics | Science & Nature
Sports & Adventure | Women's Interest

 

Cover of the Year
Winner
New York, Oct. 3, 2011: "Is She Just Too Old for This?"
(Photographs by Danny Kim, Photo-Illustration by Darrow)
 
Business & Technology
 
Winner
Bloomberg Businessweek, Oct. 10-16, 2011 "Steve Jobs 1955-2011" 

(Credit: Getty Images)
Finalist
The New Yorker, Oct. 17, 2011: "The Book of Life"
(Illustrator: Barry Blitt)
Finalist
Bloomberg Businessweek, Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2011: "Who's Behind the Mask?"
(Illustrator: Jamie Chung)
 
Celebrity & Entertainment
 
Winner
People, May 16, 2011: "William & Catherine: Love Reigns!"
Finalist
PEOPLE, April 11, 2011: "Elizabeth Taylor: Farewell to a Legend"
(Photograph by Philippe Halsman)
Finalist
Sports Illustrated, Winter 2011: "Swimsuit 2011"
(Photograph by Bjorn Iooss)
 
Health & Fitness
 
Winner
Real Simple, May 2011: "Energize Your Life" 
(Photograph by Stephen Lewis)
Finalist
ESPN The Magazine, Oct. 17, 2011: "The Body Issue: Hope Solo"
(Photograph by Luis Sanchis)
Finalist
New York, Oct. 3, 2011: "Is She Just Too Old for This?"
(Photographs by Danny Kim, Photo-Illustration by Darrow)
 
Lifestyle
 
Winner
Martha Stewart Living, Dec. 2011: "Make It a Magical Holiday" 
(Photograph by Dana Gallagher)
Finalist
National Geographic, July 2011: "Cleopatra"
(Artist: Sam Weber)
Finalist
Time Out Chicago, June 23-29, 2011:"Pride"
(Art Director: Stephanie Gladney; Photographer: Drew Reynolds)
 
Men's Interest
 
Winner
GQ, Aug. 2011: "Mila Kunis" 

(Photograph by Terry Richardson)
 
Finalist
Parade, July 3, 2011: "Grill, Baby, Grill"
(Photograph by Stephanie Rausser)
Finalist
GQ, Jan. 2011: "Ryan Gosling"
(Photograph by Mario Testino)
 
Most Delicious
 
Winner
Everyday Food, Summer 2011: "Summer Made Easy" 

(Photograph by Con Poulos)
Finalist
Saveur, April 2011: "The Sandwich Issue"
(Photograph by Michael Kraus)
Finalist
Texas Monthly, Dec. 2011: "Breakfast!"
(Photograph by Randal Ford)
 
News & Politics
 
Winner
American Photo, Sept./Oct. 2011: "09.11.01" 
(Photograph by Yoni Brook)
Finalist
PEOPLE, Sept. 12, 2011: "The Children of 9/11"
(Photograph by Nigel Parry)
Finalist
Vanity Fair, July 2011: "Prince William and Kate"
(Photograph by Mario Testino)
 
Science & Nature
 
Winner
OnEarth, March 2011: "Arctic Fever"
(Photo Illustration by Tia Magallon)
 
Finalist
National Geographic, March 2011: "Designing the Perfect Pet"
(Photograph by Greg Schneider)
Finalist
Parade, July 31, 2011: "Cats vs. Dogs"
(Photograph by Brooke Jacobs)
 
Sports & Adventure
 
Winner
National Geographic, May 2011: "Above Yosemite" 
(Photograph by Jimmy Chin)
Finalist
Garden & Gun, Dec. 2011/Jan. 2012:"Best of the Sporting South"
(Photograph by Andy Anderson)
Finalist
Sports Illustrated, July 25, 2011:"Hope Solo"
(Credit: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)
 
Women's Interest
 
Winner
Real Simple, Jan. 2011: "Be Happier This Year" 
(Photograph by Christopher Griffith)
Finalist
Departures, Sept. 2011: "Wild and Wonderful Things"
(Photography by Rodney Smith)
Finalist
W, Sept. 2011: "The Fashion Issue"
(Photograph by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott)